2014 Summer Institute

Sex Lives – Sexuality, Gender, and Pleasure Throughout the Lifespan

The Summer Institute on Sexuality is open to undergraduates, graduates, and professionals in the field who want to expand their knowledge and practice around sexuality and gender. Participants have a wide range of backgrounds, interests, and areas of expertise, and come together to create an amazing educational community for the duration of the institute and beyond.

Program Dates

Weekend Program: Friday, June 20 through Sunday, June 22, 2014

Week-long Program: Friday, June 20 through Thursday, June 26, 2014


Weekend Program: $245 per participant (including $25 application fee)

Week-long Program: $495 per participant (including $25 application fee)

Faculty and Schedule

Check out a our great line-up for this year. Schedule is subject to change.


Apply by April 15, 2014 We have extended the application deadline to April 30, 2014!

Register by May 15, 2014 (with $100 non-refundable deposit).

Full Payment due by June 1. 2014


Do you know someone who might be interested? Feel free to download and distribute our flyers.

Continuing Education

The Summer Institute meets the qualifications for 10 hours for the weekend program and 24 hours for the full week program of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. CREGS provider number is PCE 5648.

No full refunds are available. Partial refunds can be obtained by submitting a refund request form. No refunds will be available after June 18, 2014.

2013 SI Participants enjoying dinner together.

2013 SI Participants enjoying dinner together.


Summer Institute 2014 is sponsored in part by:

MAH Foundation

MAH Foundation, Inc. is a Florida nonprofit corporation and is organized as a 501(c)(3) Non-operating Foundation created to support charitable organizations for the local and national advancement of education, health, science and mercy.

Kaiser Permanente

When Adam & Eve opened its doors in 1971, it became the first mail order contraceptive business in America. Maintaining a high level of customer service satisfaction and stocking a broad range of quality products, the company has since become the nation’s leading adult retailer.

Today, Adam & Eve reaches nearly 3 million customers through its award-winning website,, and catalog.’s mission is to create the most authentic BDSM experiences that foster community and empower people to explore their sexuality. The company was started in 1997 by bondageenthusiast Peter Acworth. After launching his first website – – and running it from his graduate school dorm room for a full year, Peter moved the company to San Francisco, where it has continued to grow into the worlds most recognized and respected company promoting the acceptance of human sexuality.


Please email us at or contact our Summer Institute Coordinator, Robin Darling at


Center for Research and Education on Gender and Sexuality